Electoral Victors Call for Campaign Finance Reform

City Council candidate Carlos Menchaca speaking with other Democratic nominees. (Photo: Twitter/cmenchaca) Last Tuesday’s elections settled contentious races across the city, but for good-government advocates, the fight for campaign finance reform is still ramping up....

Tactics hot and cold

Albany Tuesday’s rear-guard actions by progressive advocates hoping for last-minute legislative breakthroughs ran cold and hot. The lower temperature was seen in a news conference hosted by the League of Women Voters, Common Cause and New York Public Interest...

21 Arrested Outside Klein’s Capitol Office

Organizers of a protest outside of Senate IDC Leader Jeff Klein’s office say 21 people were arrested by State Policy and charged with disorderly conduct this afternoon as efforts continue to blast the four-member faction after several high-profile, causes important...